Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q85E

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Q85E [NEXT, I'M GOING TO READ SOME BEHAVIORS. FOR EACH, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU PERSONALLY BELIEVE THAT IT IS MORALLY ACCEPTABLE, MORALLY WRONG, OR IS IT NOT A MORAL ISSUE?] Drinking alcohol
  1) Morally acceptable
  2) Morally wrong
  3) Not a moral issue
  4) Depends on situation
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Morally acceptable 13.8% 13.8%
Morally wrong 65.9% 79.7%
Not a moral issue 13.5% 93.2%
Depends on situation 5.7% 98.9%
Don't know .8% 99.7%
Refused .3% 100%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Morally acceptable 12.3% 14.8% 15.0% 13.9%
Morally wrong 69.5% 63.8% 62.8% 65.8%
Not a moral issue 12.3% 14.6% 14.3% 13.6%
Depends on situation 5.0% 5.7% 7.0% 5.7%
Don't know 0.7% 0.9% 0.7% 0.8%
Refused 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24542


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
Morally acceptable 14.2% 12.9% 14.9% 11.9% 13.7% 13.8%
Morally wrong 64.9% 66.9% 63.9% 69.4% 69.1% 65.9%
Not a moral issue 13.8% 13.5% 14.3% 12.6% 11.3% 13.5%
Depends on situation 5.7% 5.8% 5.9% 5.3% 5.2% 5.7%
Don't know 0.9% 0.8% 0.7% 0.7% 0.6% 0.8%
Refused 0.5% 0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 0.1% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Morally acceptable 15.2% 12.3% 13.8%
Morally wrong 63.6% 68.3% 65.9%
Not a moral issue 14.4% 12.7% 13.5%
Depends on situation 5.9% 5.4% 5.7%
Don't know 0.7% 0.9% 0.8%
Refused 0.3% 0.4% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Morally acceptable 15.6% 7.5% 35.0% 29.5% 13.7%
Morally wrong 61.9% 77.8% 39.1% 41.5% 66.0%
Not a moral issue 14.6% 10.5% 18.1% 19.9% 13.5%
Depends on situation 6.7% 3.4% 5.5% 7.9% 5.6%
Don't know 0.8% 0.6% 2.0% 1.1% 0.8%
Refused 0.4% 0.3% 0.2% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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